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Fickling, David

Overview
Works: 32 works in 103 publications in 4 languages and 630 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Juvenile works  Frame-stories  History  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS3551.S5, 823.914
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Publications about David Fickling
Publications by David Fickling
Most widely held works by David Fickling
The man who fell to earth by Walter S Tevis( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
An utterly realistic novel about an nalien on eart. Realistic enough to become a metaphor for something inside us all, existential loneliness
Hijacked! by James M Marks( Book )
10 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
On his return to school in Thailand, Jason's plane is hijacked by a Japanese terrorist group working for Arab interests
Outcast by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )
6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
An epic story of Roman Britain by one of the most renowned writers of historical fiction for children: Rescued as a baby from a shipwrecked Roman galley, Beric is raised in a British tribe but is never fully accepted by them. When disaster and bad times come to the clan, they believe it is down to Beric - that he has brought bad luck and misfortune to them - and they cast him out. Left alone without family or friends, Beric is sold into slavery in Rome and then condemned to a life on the rowing-bench of a Roman galley. With danger and death all around him, Beric must free himself and try and build a new life
I, robot by Isaac Asimov( Book )
11 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
In this collection, one of the great classics of science fiction, Asimov set out the principles of robot behavior that we know as the Three Laws of Robotics. Here are stories of robots gone mad, mind-reading robots, robots with a sense of humor, robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world, all told with Asimov's trademark dramatic blend of science fact and science fiction
The hustler by Walter S Tevis( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 45 libraries worldwide
The Hustler is about the victories and losses of one "Fast" Eddie Felson, a poolroom hustler who travels from town to town conning strangers into thinking they could beat him at the game when in fact, he is a skillful player who has never lost a game. Until he meets his match in Minnesota Fats, the true king of the poolroom, causing his life to change drastically. This is a classic tale of a man's struggle with his soul and his self-esteem
The big sleep by Raymond Chandler( Book )
11 editions published between 1939 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 libraries worldwide
When a case of blackmail involving the daughter of a California millionaire leads to murder, the inimitable Philip Marlowe is stirred into action as he becomes embroiled in a troublesome case of extortion complicated by kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder
The death of grass by John Christopher( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A post-apocalyptic novel set in England after a virus kills off all forms of grass
Pig on the run : a story by Mira Lobe( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The runaways by John Rowe Townsend( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C Clarke( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
During the twenty-second century, a space probe's investigation of a mysterious, cylindrical asteroid brings man into contact with an extra-galactic civilization
The puppet masters by Robert A Heinlein( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Earth is invaded by alien creatures with indestructible reproductive abilities and the power to control human thought
The path of peril by David Fickling( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Firefox by Craig Thomas( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and Catalan and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The Soviet Mig-31 is the deadliest warplane ever built. Codenamed FIREFOX by NATO, it can fly over 4,000 mph, is invisible to radar--and has a lethally sophisticated weapons system that its pilot can control by thought impulses. There's only one way for the West to fight the greatest threat since the Second World War: hijack the Firefox!--From publisher description
Rogue male by Geoffrey Household( Book )
5 editions published in 1979 in English and Catalan and held by 16 libraries worldwide
As a professional hunter passes through a Central European country, he decides to sneak into the dictator's private compound and finds himself thrown in prison, enduring a harrowing escape, and fleeing through enemy territory to find safety in his native England
Starflight zero by David Fickling( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Helmquest by David Fickling( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Ten doors of doom by David Fickling( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
La pierre de sang by David Fickling( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Reprise sous forme d'album d'une aventure publiée dans le mensuel "Piranha". L'énigme à résoudre est destinée aux adolescents
Amenaza sobre la galaxia by David Fickling( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
MENACE SUR LA GALAXIE by David Fickling( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
La popularité des livres-jeux semble sans limite. Gallimard propose une nouvelle collection dont la qualité de l'illustration en fera frémir plus d'un
 
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Languages
English (75)
French (8)
Spanish (3)
Catalan (2)
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